Read the latest construction industry news from the Kalcrest Site Services team.
UK construction industry continues to grow
Published on 9th December 2016
Job creation in the construction industry rose in November as the sector continued its rebound from the weak performance seen in the third quarter of 2016, a report by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) has revealed.
The Autumn Statement - What it means for the construction industry
Published on 23rd November 2016
As Chancellor Philip Hammond delivers his first Autumn statement, we look at what this could mean for construction and infrastructure in the UK, and how this should in turn lead to more jobs.
Build UK to develop industry-wide recruitment strategy
Published on 1st November 2016
As a result of the recent Construction News Summit Skills Hack, Build UK have been tasked with developing an industry-wide recruitment strategy aimed at inspiring people to join the industry.
New standard for safety helmets
Published on 25th October 2016
Construction industry voice Build UK has drafted a new standard to promote best practice and safety on construction sites, through the use of colour coded safety helmets for on-site personnel.
Not just brickies in short supply
Published on 4th October 2016
It has long been reported that there is a considerable shortage of skilled trades in the construction industry, but it’s not just the more commonly known roles - brickies, joiners, electricians etc - that are suffering.
Growth prompts rebrand and relocation for Kalcrest
Published on 2nd September 2016
Following a sustained period of growth, the Kalcrest team head into September in new premises and with a minor facelift!
Changes to CSCS card scheme unveiled
Published on 4th July 2016
The Construction Skills Certification Scheme has revealed it is making a number of changes to its CSCS cards, with workers seeking trainee, supervisory and managerial jobs the most likely to be affected.
Skills shortage ‘forcing wages up’ for construction workers
Published on 2nd June 2016
The shortage of experienced bricklayers and other skilled trades has significantly pushed up wages for site workers over the past year, a new survey of construction recruitment agencies has revealed.
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